Events this Week

February 1, 2016  


Here is a list of events happening Feb. 1-7, 2016, at the West Lafayette campus. Additional information below: exhibitions; ticket purchasing information.

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Events for the next 4 weeks (events and exhibitions)
Ongoing series and opportunities
Deadlines for faculty and staff

 

Monday, Feb. 1

-- Video Express workshop. Organizer: ITaP Teaching and Learning Technologies. Two offerings: 10-11 a.m. or 11 a.m.-noon. STEW, Room G62A. Learn setup, recording, reviewing; create sample and add inputs such as PowerPoint, movie or website. Register via the ITaP Training Calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

Tuesday, Feb. 2

-- WebEx workshop. Organizer: ITaP Teaching and Learning Technologies. 10-11 a.m. Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 179. Group hands-on learning of web-conferencing software: scheduling meetings, sharing screens, audio conferencing, more. Register via the ITaP Training Calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- Panel discussion on workplace gender equality. Organizer: Jane Brock-Wilson Center for Women in Management in Krannert School. Panel to include Ellen Ernst Kossek, the Basil S. Turner Professor of Management; Mike Asem, Purdue Foundry director of collaborative relationships. 6-7 p.m. Krannert Building, Krannert Auditorium (Room 140). URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2016/Q1/krannert-panel-explores-gender-equality-policies.html

-- Women's basketball vs. Maryland. 6 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $3-$13; URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html

Wednesday, Feb. 3

-- Soul food dinner and film screening of "Switching Lanes" (2013). Two girls in a "separate but equal" town of Summerston, Georgia, find friendship through their love of track and field. Organizer: Black Cultural Center. Soul food dinner at 5:30 p.m. for $12.63 at Hillenbrand Hall, Atrium. Movie (free) at 6 p.m. at Hillenbrand lounge. The film's director, Tommy Ford, is to attend. URL for film: http://switchinglanesmovie.com/

Thursday, Feb. 4

-- Opening of ticket sales for rock band Panic! At the Disco. Organizer: Purdue Convocations with Student Concert Committee. (Event is at 7:30 p.m. April 14 in Elliott Hall of Music.) Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. today (Feb. 4) to Purdue and Ivy Tech Lafayette students, and Purdue faculty, staff and retirees with a current ID at the Stewart Center box office or at 765-494-3933. (Sales to the general public open at 10 a.m. Feb. 5 through www.convocations.org/tickets or by phone at 765-494-3933.) Single-ticket price: public, $39-$49; students, $35. Limit six. Campus policies for ticket lines apply. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2016/Q1/panic-at-the-disco-to-perform-april-14-at-purdue.html

-- Discovery Lecture Series event: "The Power of Openness." Jim Whitehurst, president and CEO of Red Hat Inc. Organizer: Discovery Park. 12:30 p.m. Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, Room 121. Book signing at 1:30 p.m. in center's Venture Cafe. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2016/Q1/red-hat-ceo-to-deliver-discovery-lecture-on-organizational-openness.html

-- Editing and Publishing Video using Camtasia and Kaltura workshop. Organizer: ITaP Teaching and Learning Technologies. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Beering Hall, Room B286. Editing and publishing videos for courses. This workshop can be follow-up to Video Express or used separately to augment video management. Register via the ITaP Training Calendar. Questions: tlt-consulting@purdue.edu

-- Artist's talk in connection with exhibition "Ambiguous Reflections of Race and Identity: A Question of Color," paintings by Gerald Griffin presented by Purdue's Black Cultural Center at Art Museum of Greater Lafayette; 102 S. 10th St., Lafayette. This talk at 4 p.m. at BCC. (Museum/exhibition hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. daily except holidays. Free; donations accepted.) Also Friday at noon at museum. URL: www.artlafayette.org/ and www.purdue.edu/bcc

-- Books and Coffee series (66th annual). Week 1 of 4. John Duvall, professor of English, speaking on "Go Set a Watchmen" by Harper Lee. Organizers: Department of English and Purdue Student Union Board. 4-4:30 p.m.: Refreshments. 4:30-5 p.m.: Talk. STEW, Rooms 302-306. Prize drawing at each event available to those present. URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/english/bookscoffee

Friday, Feb. 5

-- Artist's talk in connection with exhibition "Ambiguous Reflections of Race and Identity: A Question of Color" (see listing at Feb. 4). This talk is at noon at Art Museum of Greater Lafayette; 102 S. 10th St., Lafayette. URL: www.artlafayette.org/ and www.purdue.edu/bcc

-- Harpeth Rising. A "chambergrass" trio, expertly blending folk and rock, with classical and newgrass. Purdue Convocations. 7 and 9:30 p.m. Carnahan Hall, 800 Main St., Lafayette. Tickets: $15-$20. General admission. Also Saturday. URL: https://www.purdue.edu/convocations/event/harpeth-rising-3/

-- Swing Dance. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. Featuring American Music Repertory Ensemble, Lab Jazz Band and Concert Jazz Band playing for dancing. Lessons at 6:30 p.m.; concert/dance 7:30-10 p.m. Córdova Recreational Sports Center, Feature Gym. Free. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

Saturday, Feb. 6

-- Ag Alumni Fish Fry. Agricultural Alumni Association. Speakers: Gene Keady and Bob Knight. 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Blue Ribbon Pavilion, Indiana State Fairgrounds, Indianapolis. SOLD OUT. URL for information: https://ag.purdue.edu/agalumni/Pages/default.aspx

-- Harpeth Rising. A "chambergrass" trio, expertly blending folk and rock, with classical and newgrass. Purdue Convocations. 7 and 9:30 p.m. Carnahan Hall, 800 Main St., Lafayette. Tickets: $15-$20. General admission. URL: https://www.purdue.edu/convocations/event/harpeth-rising-3/

-- One Love Caribbean and Beyond. Cultural celebration featuring music, dancing, food and music by DeHurricane reggae band. Organizers: Black Cultural Center, Latino Cultural Center, Purdue Caribbean Students Association and African Students Association. 7-10 p.m. Cordova Recreational Sports Center, Feature Gym.

-- Purdue Varsity Glee Club in "Song of Hope" benefit concert. Organizer: Purdue Musical Organizations. 7:30 p.m. St. Mary's Cathedral, 1207 Columbia St., Lafayette. Benefit for St Mary's parish's ministry in Haiti. Tickets: dinner and concert, by Feb. 1, $35; concert only, in advance or at door, $20. More on website; details

Sunday, Feb. 7

-- Lighthouse (contemporary gospel quartet) in worship. Purdue Musical Organizations.  11 a.m. University Church, 411 N. Seventh St., Lafayette.

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- "Sixty Square Inches: 18th North American Small Prints Exhibition." Jan. 11-Feb. 20: Purdue University Galleries. STEW, Robert L. Ringel Gallery. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday plus until 8 p.m. Thursday (except holidays). URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries

-- "360 Degrees of Separation: Artists of the Guldagergaard Program." Jan. 12-Feb. 20: Purdue University Galleries, Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Hours: Noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (except holidays). URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries

-- Exhibitions in the Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, Pao Hall. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; until 7 on Thursdays (except holidays). URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/vpa/rueffgalleries
     * "Still Moving." Jan. 25-Feb. 5. Video exhibition curated by Min Kim Park, assistant professor, and Joseph Mogul.

-- "The Fierce Urgency of Now: Honoring the Past with David Crosthwait." Through Feb. 29. Created by Sandy Galloway. Siegesmund Engineering Library, Potter Engineering Center, Room 160.

-- "Ambiguous Reflections of Race and Identity: A Question of Color." Dec. 18-Feb. 28. Paintings by Gerald Griffin. Exhibition presented by Purdue's Black Cultural Center at Art Museum of Greater Lafayette; 102 S. 10th St., Lafayette. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. daily except holidays. Free; donations accepted. (Artist's talks Feb. 4 at noon at the museum, and 4 p.m. at BCC.) URL: www.artlafayette.org/

-- "Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Firsts Panel Exhibition." Feb. 1-March 31. Historical information and captures key animation art images from the late 1960s and 1970s, notably from television. Organizer: Black Cultural Center. Open during building hours at BCC. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc

-- "The Intersection of Art and Science." Fall 2015, to continue about two years. Lawson Computer Science Building, third floor. Open during building hours. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q4/new-art-exhibit-explores-the-intersection-of-art-and-science.html

-- Archives and Special Collections: Library open; next exhibition opening TBA. The library also has online exhibits; go to www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol?page=exhibits

 

TICKETS

Events are free unless noted (except that conference registrations may be omitted here); some performance and athletic events are marked "free" for clarity. Ticket prices are for single events unless stated otherwise. For information about series, seasons, packages, discounts, groups, promotions at games, etc., see the URLs in the next two paragraphs.

For varsity athletics tickets, go online; or call the Athletic Ticket Office, 765-494-3194 or 800-49-SPORT [497-7678]; or visit the office in the Mackey Complex facing Northwestern Avenue. The office is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and before ticketed events at Mackey Arena, Ross-Ade Stadium, and Holloway Gymnasium in the Intercollegiate Athletic Facility. For ticketed sports events at other Purdue venues, tickets will be on sale before the event at the venue. URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html. URL for gameday promotions in association with varsity events: www.purduesports.com/promotions

For Purdue Convocations and Purdue Theatre events and some others as announced, go to a campus box office or call 765-494-3933 or 800-914-SHOW [914-7469]. URLs: www.purdue.edu/convocations and www.purdue.edu/theatre. Hours (during semester):

* Elliott Hall box office (lower level, northeast end by Hovde Hall): open two hours before ticketed events in that building.
* Loeb Playhouse box office (west lobby, Stewart Center): 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday. Also open two hours before ticketed events in that building.
* Pao Hall box office (first floor southeast): 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Also open two hours before ticketed events in that building.

URL for box offices and venues: www.housing.purdue.edu/HTML/HallOfMusic 

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